Laparotomy



[lap-uh-rot-uh-mee] /ˌlæp əˈrɒt ə mi/

noun, plural laparotomies. Surgery.
1.
incision through the abdominal wall.
2.
incision into the loin, especially for access to the abdominal cavity.
/ˌlæpəˈrɒtəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
surgical incision through the abdominal wall, esp to investigate the cause of an abdominal disorder
2.
surgical incision into the loin

laparotomy lap·a·rot·o·my (lāp’ə-rŏt’ə-mē)
n.

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